Lonely Planet review
Near pl Smirnova, this ageing Soviet hotel has a mix of rooms, the best of which are nicely renovated with OK furnishings. Overall it's a clean, well-run place.
Our independent authors have visited Hotel Smolensk and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Smolensk.
Interesting places nearby
The WWII museum documents the invasion and widespread devastation; it is incredible to realise just how much of old Smolensk is...
Konenkov Sculpture Museum
The Konenkov Sculpture Museum contains playful woodworks by Sergei Konenkov; Lenin seems to have been captured in the midst of a ballet...
Smolensk’s History Museum doubles as a fine-arts museum, displaying a hodgepodge of 18th and 19th century portraiture and 13th-century...
Kafe 12 Stools
Near pl Smirnova, this is another tiny spot for a drink or a light bite, with a friendly bartender and Baltika on tap.
Brightly lit and friendly, this café serves coffee, small salads, caviar, sandwiches and many opportunities to satisfy your sweet tooth....